For children who live with pets, roundworms and their eggs are an unseen risk and potential hazard.
Certain toxins can do more damage coming up than they do going down. If your pet has swallowed something toxic, take her to the vet immediately.
Cats need meat to help them build up taurine in their systems. A deficiency in this essential amino acid could cause permanent blindness.
In people, the most common signs are partial paralysis down one side of the body and a drooping face. This is not the case for pets.
When you ask me to falsify your pet’s health records or prescribe meds for a pet I haven’t seen, you’re asking me to put my veterinary license on the line.
Sometimes you can take a wait-and-see approach. But certain signs of health trouble have “Urgent!” stamped all over them.
That bill for your dog’s surgery isn’t going toward new tires for my Jeep. Veterinary costs are no joke, and they pay for the stellar care we give your pet.
Telling little white lies could put your pet through unneeded tests. Be honest with your vet and know that she’s there to treat your pet, not pass judgment.
Though uncommon, aspergillosis can negatively affect the health of dogs with weak immune systems.
In anaplasmosis, a tick feeds off the blood of an infected cat or dog, and then feeds on another animal to transfer the infection.